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Majors and Minors

Our undergraduate degree programs can prepare you for a career in management, finance or marketing; or global issues such as climate change, water quality or the balance between food security and energy development.

The Agribusiness Management program has all the rigor and competencies gained in a traditional business degree, with a hands-on focus on the unique challenges of agriculture. Students complete coursework at the prestigious Penn State Smeal College of Business, andapply those concepts inthe small, supportive environment of the College of Agriculture.

Learn to teach the next generation of agricultural professionals through an immersive, education in the fundamentals of agriculture and hands-on mastery of the competencies of an expert educator. AEE majors complete a 15-week student teaching internship andearn a Pennsylvania teaching certificate.

Develop a strong background in the full spectrum of ag disciplines, ranging from science, to business, to emerging trends. Agricultural Science students aren’t just generalists. They complement their ag education by digging into a particular discipline with the laser focus of a mandatory minor.

Learn core knowledge and skills needed to address the challenges and opportunities facing communities at home and around the world. CED students complete coursework in economics and sociology with a strong emphasis on problem-solving, and apply these skills to issues such as sustainability, land use, local foods, economic development, and environmental protection.

We offer minors in Agribusiness Management, Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology, Agricultural Communications, Environmental and Renewable Resource Economics, Leadership Development and Youth and Family Education.